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MCW Patient Care Outcomes/Quality News

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin named to 100 Top Hospitals List

Mar. 04 - For the second consecutive year, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital has been named to the 2014 100 Top Hospitals list released annually by Truven Health Analytics. Froedtert Hospital is one of 15 Major Teaching Hospitals on a list that classifies hospitals as Major Teaching Hospitals, Teaching Hospitals, and Large, Medium and Small Community Hospitals.

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

MCW Joins Multi-State Network to Share Electronic Medical Record Data for Research

Feb 6 - MCW is one of 10 medical centers joining to create the Greater Plains Collaborative, a multi-state network that will build a data set from electronic medical records that will be used to contribute to new research in the fields of breast cancer, obesity and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Wisconsin State Journal, Milwaukee Business Journal, & BizTimes

Hospital Introduces Measures to Reduce Patient Readmissions

Feb 6 - A Wisconsin Hospital Association report finds that state hospitals have made progress on quality initiatives. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MCW Joins Clinical Research Network

Feb 3 - The Medical College of Wisconsin is one of three Wisconsin academic health systems that received a combined $1.5 million through the Affordable Care Act to participate in a comparative clinical-effectiveness research network in the Midwest. Milwaukee Business Journal

Froedtert & the Medical College celebrated nationally

Nov. 04 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin won two national honors recently – a testament to the diligent work of the staff and physicians across the organization.

03.23 - 415 Medical College of Wisconsin Doctors Recognized as "Best Doctors in America"

A total of 415 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the "Best Doctors in America 2011-2012" database. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from the Medical College than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

07.14 -NIH grant supports Milwaukee-wide research partnership

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today it has awarded a $20 million grant to The Medical College of Wisconsin, representing a consortium of eight Milwaukee institutions to create a Milwaukee-wide research partnership that shares a common vision, resources and staff to advance biomedical research, patient care and education.

Company Raises $1.2 Million for Development of Anti-Reflux Device Created by Dr. Shaker

May 7 - Somna Therapeutics, a Germantown-based start-up company, has raised $1.2 million of funding for development of the Reza band, a device developed by Dr. Reza Shaker. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Pezzin Receives NIH Grant to Study Socioeconomic Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes

May 7 - Liliana Pezzin, PhD, received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer outcomes. WauwatosaNOW

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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